The CyberSec Team


Hardus Viljoen

Founder, Managing Director

Hardus is the founder and managing director of CyberSec New Zealand. Hardus has a wealth of experience in Cyber Security both in New Zealand and abroad and is ISACA certified. He is committed to helping businesses protect themselves and their customers from cyber threat and providing proactive solutions using the latest cyber security technology.


Richa Sharma

Cyber Security Consultant - Vulnerability Management / Risk Management

Richa is a cyber security specialist specialising in vulnerability management and risk management. She has experience in information security, security testing and network defence. Richa has quickly become an indispensable member of the team, working across multiple domains to help clients tangibly improve their security posture. In her spare time, she is a cricket coach and an active member of ISACA, an international professional association focused on IT governance.


Oliver Young

Cyber Security Consultant - Open Source Intelligence & Reputation Management

Oliver is a security analyst whose main focus is performing open source intelligence investigations for our client reputation scans, and researching new tools and techniques to better assist our clients with their reputation management. Oliver’s background is in database development and management along with seven years of development experience in both the private and public sectors often working with sensitive data. He has a keen interest in helping companies to secure the data they collect and use that data ethically.


Nikola Bura

Cyber Security Consultant - Penetration Testing

Nik is a cyber security consultant at CyberSec. He has experience in technical support and information technology, and majored in Information Assurance and Security. He specialises in PenTesting and is currently working through the OSCP certification, a penetration testing certification. In his spare time, he enjoys tinkering with cars, playing music and sharing his knowledge with other cyber security professionals on HacktheBox.